How we act

Terra Livre is dedicated to promote and defend children rights and give better opportunities and education to those that are in unsafe situations in Aparecida de Goiânia (GO). We also try to raise awarness among overprivileged people to stimulate their sensibility and their altruistic sides, so that they can also become the agents of change for a better and more human, free, and caring society.

At this time, Terra Livre daily takes care of 85 children and teenagers through the following programs: Daycare A pedagogical program for children from 3 to 5 years old for a full-time period, with activities mentored by educators.
  • 4 meals a day
  • Meditation
  • Time for sleeping
  • Time for having a bath
  • Time to play
  • Time to learn
Complementary education Extracurricular activities with children and teenagers from 6 to 14 years old, organized besides the regular school.
  • 1 meal a day
  • Meditation
  • Capoeira
  • Reading club
  • Classes for reading, writing and calculating
Community-based education Lectures and meetings are monthly organized for the parents or tutors of the children who attend our center, which also allows giving psychosocial monitoring to the families.
  • Educative classes
  • Integrative workshops with children
  • 70% of membership
Social involvement In partnership with universities, schools and partners, free lectures are organized with different main themes : children and teenagers rights, volunteering, social responsibility, peace, prevention of domestic violence and children abuse, selflessness and altruism...
Week of solidarity The Week of Solidarity is an educational program for foreign volunteers that takes place once a year in Terra Livre. It's a seven-day project that offers an opportunity to the volunteers to experience solidarity in Brazil through lectures about the social realities of the country, and by active participation in the actions led by the organization.

  • Strengthens the international solidarity network
  • Raises awareness to the foreign volunteers, and offers them information and tools so that they can apply the motto "think globally, act locally" to their work for a more fair and equal international society.
  • Benefits from the volunteers presence to accomplish some projects and repairs in the center
  • Diversifies and enhances activities provided by Terra Livre
Rua Tamboril, esquina com Rua Vinhático, Qd. 11, Lt. 09 - Residencial Caraíbas - Aparecida de Goiânia - Goiás - CEP 74946-605